Mexico Juliana, Galen, Gia, Gordon, Hase, Willis, and John
Mexican Holidays, Fiestas, Work, and Leisure. Juliana
14 National Holidays
Another name for Cinco de Mayo is Batalla de Puebla and Battle of Puebla.
Cinco de Mayo is one of the most important holidays in Mexico.
We have some of the same holidays… Mother’s Day, New Year’s Day are some of them
Mexicans have a lot of fiestas.
Mexican Food Galen
Corn is very popular in Mexico
Some well known foods include…
Tacos, enchiladas, tamales, and quesadillas
Other famous foods
For 2 months starting in mid-August…
A special food is served called…
Chile en nogeda
The ingredients include • Ground pork stuffing • Chili • Decorated with seeds sauce, and parsley • To make the red, white, and green the colors of the Mexican flag to celebrate Mexican Independence Day
If a shopper is not happy they can move to the next market
The seller yells the prices and the payers go to the one they are willing to pay
Friendly people give and take haggling over prices
Old markets face super markets
Near by is the Mercado with rows of stalls. They sell fresh meat, fish, fruits, and vegetables
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Mexico’s Sports John Kerrison
Mexico’s second leading team in baseball is…
In Ancient Mexico they played a game. If they win, their captain’s head gets chopped off
Basketball is a city sport in Mexico.
In Mexico they play football but they have to pay for the equipment so very few play
People believe that the best sport there is boxing.
Homes By Willis
They have more than 50 cities.
They have more than 100,000 people in each city
Rich people’s houses are in the middle of the city
Cities are filled with statues and fountains
Most people are poor
Many families live in a one room house
There are not a lot of jobs
Mexico’s Music and Dancing Gia
A Mariachi band consists of 2 violinists, 2 horn players, & 1 guitarist
Maracas are common in Mexico
The Ballet Folklore de Mexico thrills people all around the world
During Christmas time, children perform the song “Los Posadas”
Don’t you like Mexico?
Pictures are from Google images
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